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Annual Commerce & Community Awards

The Annual Celebration of Commerce & Community is a highly anticipated event each year thanks in part to the honors that are awarded. Each year, Chamber Member businesses and their employees are invited to make nominations and then in turn vote for the finalists. 
 
The following are awards presented each year:
 
2016 winners

• Business Person of the Year: Lisa Holaday of Community Howard Regional Health
• Volunteer of the Year: Jason Hoffer of First Church of the Nazarene
• Chamber Ambassador of the Year: Deb Mumaw of Sam’s Club
• Small Business of the Year: Popcorn Café
• Medium Business of the Year: Coffee Junkiez/Pizza Junkiez
• Large Business of the Year: First Farmers Bank & Trust
• Impact Non-Profit Award: Kokomo Family YMCA
• Public Institution of the Year: Kokomo-Howard County Public Library
• Outstanding Service Award: Crista Tharp, owner of Blissfully Simple Events

2015 winners
 
• Small Business of the Year: LeaderOne Financial
• Medium Business of the Year: Pastarrific
• Large Business of the Year: Chrysler
• Volunteer of the Year: Marie Radel of IUK
• Ambassador of the Year: Sherry Rahl of Project Access
• Business Person of the Year: Sandra Young of Main St. Café
• Impact Award – Kokomo Urban Outreach
 
2014 winners

• Volunteer of the Year: Kent Eaton of General Motors
• Business of the Year: Burnett’s Service Center
• Ambassador of the Year: Marlo Stevens of Holiday Inn Express